The beloved architectural style known as Craftsman has undeniably British roots, yet it’s unmistakably American, from Oregon to Alabama to Illinois. Might that explain its enduring appeal?
New-home sales climb 18.6 percent
Census Bureau data indicate that new-home sales rose 18.6 percent to a 504,000 annual rate, HousingWire reports. Sales in the South were up 14.2 percent, while sales in the West climbed 34 percent.